Chicago’s dearth of accessible signals is “a huge pain in the ass,” says legally blind artist and musician Andy Slater.
In some ways the city’s surprise announcement last month that it’s spending $17 million in funds from Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago Works infrastructure program to build or upgrade 100 miles of bike lanes in 2021 and 2022 was welcome news. But there are also some disappointing aspects of the plan, which I’ll get to in […]
Biden’s $2T infrastructure package would dramatically beef up funding for transit, vehicle electrification, and Amtrak.
The span includes a special portal to Chicago’s strict Orthodox community.
Would an East Bay-style Slow Streets program be beneficial in Chicago during the coronavirus crisis? It depends on whom you ask.
Are fears of reckless cyclists just overblown?
E-mails reveal how the threat of a cyclist revolt convinced the city to end the de facto prohibition.
Inspector general tells Chicago to rethink aldermanic control over street resurfacing
Advocates say yes—and that they have the stats to prove it.
The year in review in federal—and local—transportation news.
The culprit? A short-sighted decision to remove a critical piece of security hardware from Chicago’s docking stations.
After a bad week for bike crashes, cyclists urged city officials to take action
The company says that Chicago’s policy of capping wheel-lock-only bikes at 50 per company while allowing up to 350 lock-to cycles “picks winners and losers.”
Bureaucracy has halted the installation of new bike racks since 2016, a former city consultant said.
Dockless bike-share companies that met with the city recently fear LimeBike, whose board includes Rahm’s former top adviser, could have a leg up.